January 30, 2012 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday January 30, 2012 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
MAYOR COOPER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Cooper
Deputy Mayor Lloyd - Regrets
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:            
Kimberly Wingrove, Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk
Ed Houghton, Executive Director of Public Works
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services - Regrets
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief - Regrets
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 034         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for January 30th, 2012 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
 
No. 035         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the minutes for the regular meeting of Council held January 23, 2012, be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Cameron Street Public School Aviva Community Funding Recipient
Mr. Peter Giffin and Mrs. Deb Shackle and a number of students attended the Council meeting on behalf of Cameron Street Public School, to thank parents, students, Council, and the community for raising awareness and supporting the school’s endeavor to rejuvenate the Cameron Street Public School’s playground through the Aviva Insurance “Aviva Community Fund”. Cameron Street Public school was one of 12 winners across Canada, and was the recipient of $90,000 to renovate their school yard. 
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
DEPUTATION
  • North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM LHIN)
Robert Morton, Board Chair, addressed Council on what has been happening at the Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network and outlined a number of the achievements of the LHIN. Mr. Morton noted that the LHIN is responsible for the planning, integration and funding of local health services such as community care access centres, community health centres, long term care homes, and mental health and addiction programs.  Further, the LHIN works to improve timeliness of care, increase the coordination of access to services, aligning operating costs as well as building community capacity and reducing duplication of services.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 036         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.  
General Consent Items
A.1
Simcoe County Food and Agriculture Charter re: Visioning Day Agenda and Registration Form
Receive for Information
A.2
Ontario Good Roads Association Board of Directors re: Notice of Poll
Receive for Information
A.3
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario re: Ontario Defibrillator Access Initiative (referred to staff)
Receive for Information
CARRIED
 
REports/MINUTES of Committees/boards
No. 037         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes of December 7th, 2011 be hereby received and the recommendation to amend the members to 9 (from 11) and provide voting privileges to Breaking Down Barriers be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 038         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law 2012-014, being a by-law tore-establish an Accessibility Advisory Committee for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood,be enacted and passed this 30th day of January, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2012-04         Amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-013, Town File Nos. D14611, Project Name: Pretty River Estates, Location: RP 51M-945, Lots 68 to 75, Robertson Street
 
No. 039         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-04 be received, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-013 to reduce the required minimum lot frontage and external side yard for a portion of the Registered Pretty River Estates Plan of Subdivision in support of a proposal to create 15 lots for single detached dwelling units where 8 lots currently exist for 16 semi-detached dwelling units.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 040         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law 2012-013, being a by-law under the provision of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C. P.13, as amendedbe enacted and passed this 30th day of January, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2012-02     Assumption of all Municipal Works, Georgian Meadows Subdivision Phases 1&2
No. 041         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
 THAT Staff Report PW2012-02 be received, recommending Council accepts the as-constructed municipal services within and complementary to the Georgian Meadows Subdivision Phases 1 and 2 described as Registered Plan 51M-711 and 51M-747 and enact By-law 2012-015.
 
AND THAT with the Final Acceptance of this development, the letter of credit securities currently held by the Town be reduced to the amount of $50,000.00 for a period of six months in order to finalize all terms of the agreement.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 042         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law 2012-015, being a by-law toassume certain highways for public use be enacted and passed this 30th day of January, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 043         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of December, 2011 in the amount of $9,831,048.87 be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 044         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of December, 2011 in the amount of $1,250.38 (Mayor and Council, Elvis Festival, BIA)to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 045         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law 2012-016, being a by-law toregulate animal control and ensure responsible pet ownership, be enacted and passed this 30th day of January, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 046         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law 2012-017, being a by-law toauthorize the execution of a Poundkeeper Agreementbe enacted and passed this 30th day of January, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Councillor Lloyd and Councillor Edwards attended the Annual General Meeting of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. A new Chair, Vice Chair and Second Vice Chair were elected, being Walter Benotto, Nina Bifolchi and Darren White respectively. 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:00 pm.
 
CARRIED
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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